News Releases for Texas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1379)

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Wednesday, June 27, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The state of Texas wants to identify private nonprofit (PNP) organizations that sustained flood damage and are eligible for help through the Public Assistance program. PNPs affected by...
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- People who have household chemical containers that were damaged by the recent flood waters may dispose of them on Saturday, June 30, in Houston, state and federal disaster officials...
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- People waiting to have their homes inspected by FEMA, SBA or insurance companies need to be ready to show the inspector information about their flood-damaged properties. Having the...
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Assistance information is only a telephone call away for those who have already applied for federal and state disaster-recovery assistance. A special toll-free number set up by the...
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Two new State of Texas and FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Wednesday and Thursday in Houston to serve the needs of people affected by flooding in Southeast Texas. The...
Sunday, June 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Debris removal for the City of Houston and Harris County is only 8 percent complete, but the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making financial resources available in order...
Sunday, June 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Three 1600 kilovolt-amp transformers will be installed at Hermann Hospital in Houston on Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30, state and federal disaster officials said. The hospital...
Saturday, June 23, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The state of Texas is looking for energetic and sympathetic people to work as crisis counselors with people affected by flooding in Harris County. The Texas Department of Mental...
Saturday, June 23, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Texans affected by Tropical Storm Allison can receive additional assistance beyond what is available through the FEMA/State registration telephone line by visiting the Disaster...
Friday, June 22, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Even though losing a home, business or personal property to a disaster can pile a great financial burden on someone, the emotional toll a disaster brings can be even more devastating...
Friday, June 22, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- People affected by recent storms and severe flooding in Southeast Texas who possess legal permanent resident cards (INS Form I-551, often referred to as a "Green Card") are qualified...
Friday, June 22, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Recently, many Texans found their precious property soaked from flooding. With proper handling, some of the drenched photographs, books and artwork can be saved. The Federal Emergency...
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) and local county officials want to...
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses, federal and state disaster officials said. "The dangers are not over just because the water has...
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Individuals living in the disaster area of Southeast Texas, who are unable to work because of the recent storms and flooding, may file claims for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA...
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Four new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Saturday, June 23, to serve the needs of people affected by the severe flooding in Southeast Texas, state and federal disaster...
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Victims of Tropical Storm Allison who need legal advice can get help from volunteer lawyers working with the Houston Bar Association, Texas State Bar and other associations of lawyers...
Wednesday, June 20, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- On June 14, the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) sent a 25-bed MASH-like mobile medical support hospital and 88 health care professionals from Lackland Air Force Base to provide...
Tuesday, June 19, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Based upon a request from the State of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide financial support to eligible local jurisdictions in the 30 disaster-declared...
Tuesday, June 19, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The following is a summary of ongoing Tropical Storm Allison response and recovery efforts in Texas as of June 18. Checks totaling more than $17.1 million have been approved for...

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